News tagged with x-ray diffraction

Protein biologists find new chink in staph's armor

( -- The battle against deadly staph infections is closer to victory as Illinois researchers have uncovered secrets of how the bacterium protects itself from human immune attacks, which could lead to more effective ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Earth science on Mars

"All systems go!" I said cautiously with a long sigh of relief. I had approved plans for the first soil analysis that would give humankind clues to the past and future habitability of Mars.

dateNov 06, 2014 in Space Exploration
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A new approach for solving protein structures

(—Using synchrotron x-ray beams to solve the molecular structures of proteins and other large biological molecules has yielded many advances in medicine, such as drug therapies for cancer. Improvements in the techniques ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in General Physics
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